SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 11, 2020
MERSANA THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|840 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (617) 498-0020
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value||MRSN||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x
|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On March 11, 2020, Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), entered into a Seventh Lease Extension and Modification Agreement (the “Extension Agreement”) to the Lease (the “Lease”) with Rivertech Associates II LLC (the “Lessor”), which covers certain laboratory and office space at 840 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139 (the “Premises”). The Extension Agreement, effective as of March 10, 2020, extended the Lease to March 31, 2026, and requires the Lessor to provide certain improvements to the mechanical systems at the Premises.
The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the Extension Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on From 10-Q for the quarter ending March 31, 2020.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MERSANA THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Brian DeSchuytner|
Senior Vice President, Finance & Product Strategy
Date: March 13, 2020